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  • County to buy $10,000 grader for road work
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 27 Mar 1930, p. 1, column 7     Report of roads committee adopted despite opposition to machinery purchase clause...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 27 Mar 1930, p. 1, column 7   Report of roads committee adopted despite opposition to machinery purchase clause...
  • Road's history closely linked with early days
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 18 Mar 1930, p. 1, column 5     Road connecting Ingersoll and Port Burwell had planks laid c.1850...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 18 Mar 1930, p. 1, column 5   Road connecting Ingersoll and Port Burwell had planks laid c.1850...
  • Twenty thousand road builders at convention
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 24 Jan 1930, p. 1, column 4     City Engineer Ure attended largest convention of kind ever held on continent in Atlantic City...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 24 Jan 1930, p. 1, column 4   City Engineer Ure attended largest convention of kind ever held on continent ...
  • Favors buying own machinery for road work
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 7 Dec 1929, p. 1, column 6     Chairman of County Roads Committee believes it would be cheaper; warden disagrees...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 7 Dec 1929, p. 1, column 6   Chairman of County Roads Committee believes it would be cheaper; warden disagrees...
  • Jogs in concession road are explained by engineer
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 28 Nov 1929, p. 1, column 2     Ure claims early surveying equipment led to inaccuracies; 1833 survey of E Oxford most inaccurate; Blenheim surveyed 1798, Blandford 1826, Zorras 1820; some jogs due to natural obstructions...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 28 Nov 1929, p. 1, column 2   Ure claims early surveying equipment led to inaccuracies; 1833 survey of E ...
  • Warden finds all bad roads not in county
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Nov 1929, p. 1, column 3     Warden demonstrates to reporter that Huron St. is in as bad a state of repair as any county road...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Nov 1929, p. 1, column 3   Warden demonstrates to reporter that Huron St. is in as bad a ...
  • County roads passable (City and District)
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 26 Apr 1929, p. 7, column 1     Road superintendent states all Oxford county roads are passable with a motor car; occasional poor sections will be encountered...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 26 Apr 1929, p. 7, column 1   Road superintendent states all Oxford county roads are passable with a motor ...
  • Former mayor disagrees with council's move
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 12 Apr 1929, p. 1, column 3     Rea opposed to city linking up with Great Lakes International Highways Association; believes present tourist traffic on No. 2 Highway heavy enough without drawing more...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 12 Apr 1929, p. 1, column 3   Rea opposed to city linking up with Great Lakes International Highways Association; ...
  • Woodstock to be linked up in new scheme
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 11 Apr 1929, p. 1, column 7     Transcontinental highway traffic to come through city with new routing; council and board of trade agreeable to city membership in association...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 11 Apr 1929, p. 1, column 7   Transcontinental highway traffic to come through city with new routing; council and ...
  • Road estimates are held down to $100,442.50
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 7     County council manages to keep figures low enough to hold tax rate down; 3 stretches of paving included in estimates for Embro, Tavistock and Tillsonburg...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 7   County council manages to keep figures low enough to hold tax rate ...
  • County asks permission to change roads
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 1     Submit application changes to present county roads system to Provincial Advistory Board...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 1   Submit application changes to present county roads system to Provincial Advistory Board...
  • County roads suprintendent to be changed
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 7     Meathrell, provincial dept. engineer, takes over from Forbes; dept. not satisfied with Oxford roads system and threatened to withhold grants...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 7   Meathrell, provincial dept. engineer, takes over from Forbes; dept. not satisfied with ...
  • County council tries to reduce road estimates
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 5     Must trim estimates by $50,000 to keep taxes down to 1928 level; Embro reeve claims many farmers in bad financial condition...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 5   Must trim estimates by $50,000 to keep taxes down to 1928 level; ...
  • Norwich reeve claims terms are too harsh
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 3     Cameron asks county council to annul agreement for road costs in the village...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 21 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 3   Cameron asks county council to annul agreement for road costs in the ...
  • Roads report comes before county council
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 19 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 4     Higher appropriation to be asked for this year, intimates Warden Silcox...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 19 Mar 1929, p. 1, column 4   Higher appropriation to be asked for this year, intimates Warden Silcox...
  • Attention to county roads main problem of new year, says Warden-elect Silcox
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Jan 1929, p. 1, column 1     No part of the County's responsibility interests the public more than maintenance of highways, declares new warden...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 23 Jan 1929, p. 1, column 1   No part of the County's responsibility interests the public more than maintenance ...
  • County must widen roads to hold grant
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 18 Sep 1928, p. 1, column 3     Provincial government rules that county roads must be 66 ft. between fences...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 18 Sep 1928, p. 1, column 3   Provincial government rules that county roads must be 66 ft. between fences...
  • County road right of ways are nearly all too narrow; must be widened at once
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 19 Jul 1928, p. 1, column 1     66 ft. required between fences; most of Oxford's roads fall from 1-6 ft. short of requirement; big problem faces Road and Bridge Committee of County Council...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 19 Jul 1928, p. 1, column 1   66 ft. required between fences; most of Oxford's roads fall from 1-6 ...
  • Board of Trade recommends Suburban Area Commission start paving on 12th line
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 28 Mar 1928, p. 1, column 1     Consider improvement of this road essential to city's business development; to invite Major General McBrien to address Woodstock meeting on development of civil aviation in Canada; look forward to establishment of local airport...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 28 Mar 1928, p. 1, column 1   Consider improvement of this road essential to city's business development; to invite ...
  • Road building system meets with criticism
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 27 Mar 1928, p. 1, column 7     Aldermen Sutherland and Thomson question fairness of Board of Works plan - Chairman contends that crushed stone and oil as cheap in long run as use of gravel...
    Daily Sentinel-Review, 27 Mar 1928, p. 1, column 7   Aldermen Sutherland and Thomson question fairness of Board of Works plan - ...
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